GOOD CONDITIONS

Exploring autonomous artworks in a dense art-fair-look-alike constellation.
Duo show with Kris Van Dessel
At DMW Art Space, Antwerp, Belgium
September 2019 – October 2019

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With GOOD CONDITONS, Kris Van Dessel and I are extending our previous collaboration CONDITIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES at DMW Art Space. Together with curator Tram Scawped, we continue our quest into the protocols of exhibiting and the mechanism of the contemporary art economy in general. Whilst the previous collaboration looked at the conditions and opportunities of the ‘art space’ by means of a series of minimal in situ interventions, GOOD CONDITIONS explores the application and potential of autonomous artworks as components in a dense art-fair-look-alike constellation.

pictures by We Document Art and Tom Van Malderen

general views

including 25 new works

COMPONENT 1964 – EPCOT Frozen, 2019 / COMPONENT 1313 – A4 Something from nothing flex rose, 2019 / COMPONENT 2424 – A4 Something from nothing mustard, 2019 / COMPONENT 1696 – Food and Shelter, 2019 / COMPONENT 1835 – Fake Brittle Reality, 2019 / COMPONENT 2410 – Ritual #3, 2019 / COMPONENT 4847 – Ritual #4, 2019 / COMPONENT 6563 – Information Committee 0001 till 0018, 2019 / COMPONENT 0006 – (hang on) Truss, 2019 / COMPONENT 2019 – Mixed History, 2019 / COMPONENT 2512 – Always Xmas, 2019COMPONENT 1000 – The last plastic bag 0001 till 0020 / COMPONENT 2022 – Lonely Musk 01, 2019 / COMPONENT 2022 – Lonely Musk 02, 2019 / COMPONENT 2022 – Lonely Musk 03, 2019 / COMPONENT 2098 – Improbable prayer jetpack for misguided extra-terrestrials, 2019 / COMPONENT 4446 – The Angel binding Satan, 2019 / COMPONENT 2000 – Hype Cycle 0001 Innovation Trigger, 2019 / Hype Cycle 0002 Peak of Inflated Expectations, 2019 / Hype Cycle 0003 Trough of Disillusionment, 2019 / Hype Cycle 0002 Slope of Enlightenment, 2019 / Hype Cycle 0002 Plateau of Productivity, 2019 / COMPONENT 1936 – Ernst Neufert II, 2019 / COMPONENT 1212 – Snowflake 0001 to 0003, 2019 / COMPONENT 2121 – Two out of One 0001 and 0002, 2019

Curator’s and artists’ notes